How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were? This is “LifeCycles” with Laurie Edwards-Tate, President, At Your Home Familycare.

It’s not about denying aging or trying to stop the clock. It’s about defying society’s negative expectations about age. I have an “Aging Well Checklist.”

  • A well defined inner compass
  • Having purpose to your life
  • Close loving ties
  • Mental toughness
  • Acceptance of life’s ups and downs
  • Gratitude even for the “not so good”
  • Embracing the positive.

These are about being MENTALLY healthy. Mental fitness plays a critical role in aging well. Next week I’ll offer more tips on ways to say NO to ageism!

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Recorded live in studio and aired on the Rick Amato KCBQ Radio Show.

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